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| On Updated : Jul 16, 2020 5:34 AM IST

ENG vs WI Dream11 Match Prediction, Cricket, England vs West Indies – 2nd Test, 16 July

ENG vs WI Dream11 Prediction: After stunning the hosts in the 1st test, West Indies are all set to face England in the 3-match test series starting from Thursday. West Indies managed to defeat England by 4 wickets in the first test on the back of some all-round performances with both bat and the ball. It is now a golden opportunity for the men from the Caribbean to seal the historic series victory by winning this game. English team, on the other hand, would be eager to bounce back from their loss to save the series. They need to win this test at any cost if they want to take the series to the final game. It would be interesting to see the approach of both sides in this game as the pitch of the Old Trafford is likely to assist the slow bowlers.

3:30 PM IST, 16th July 2020, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester


ENG vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction

England Squad-

Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root (C), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Dominic Bess, Jofra Archer, Stuart Broad, Chris Woakes, and Ollie Robinson.

England Team News:

Jofra Archer has been dropped from the 2nd Test owing to the breach of Bio-Security rules, the ECB has confirmed. The replacement is yet to be announced.

  • Regular skipper is back with the squad replacing Joe Denly after missing the last game due to the birth of his 2nd child. He will return to the playing 11 to boast the top order.
  • England have rested the veteran pacer James Anderson and Mark Wood in this game.
  • Senior-pro Stuart Broad is likely to return to the playing 11 after being left out in the last game surprisingly.
  • Sam Curran is another name which is likely to be featured in the playing 11 in place of Mark Wood.
  • Ollie Robinson could be replacing Jofra Archer in the playing 11.

ENG Playing 11 (Probable):

Rory Burns, Dom Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root (C), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler (WK), Sam Curran, Dom Bess, Ollie Robinson, and Stuart Broad.

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West Indies Squad:

Kraigg Brathwaite, John Campbell, Shai Hope, Shamarh Brooks, Roston Chase, Jermaine Blackwood, Shane Dowrich, Jason Holde, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel, Alzarri Joseph, Chemar Holder, Raymon Reifer, and Nkrumah Bonner.

West Indies Team News

  • West Indies won't prefer too much chopping to their playing 11 from the first test.
  • They could bring in Rakheem Cornwall in this game given the assist and bounce available for the spinners in the surface of the Old Trafford.
  • Alzarri Joseph would miss out on the selection in such a case.

WI Playing 11 (Probable):

John Campbell, Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, Shamarh Brooks, Roston Chase, Jermaine Blackwood, Jason Holder (C), Shane Dowrich (WK), Rahkeem Cornwall, Kemar Roach, and Shannon Gabriel.


ENG vs WI Dream 11 Prediction Today Cricket Match

The Dream 11 Fantasy Cricket Team of this game:

WK: J Butler
BAT: J Blackwood, Z Crawley, J Root

AR: J Holder, R Chase, B Stokes, S Curran
BOWL: S Gabriel, K Roach, S Broad

Captain Picks:

For Small Leagues –

  • Ben Stokes is the most premium all-rounder in the world cricket at the moment and he cannot be missed in the Today Match Prediction team. The English allrounder has scored a total of 4145 runs at an average of 36.68. He also has picked up 153 wickets in 64 Tests.
  • The most underrated all-rounder Jason Holder is a key man for West Indies. In 41 Test matches, he has amassed a total of 1917 runs and clinched 113 wickets.

For Grand Leagues –

  • Joe Root has amassed a total of 7599 runs at an average of 48.09 in 92 Tests.
  • Roston Chase has scored a total of 1779 runs and picked up 61 wickets as well in 31 Test matches.
  • In 138 Tests, Stuard Broad has scored a total of 3211 runs. He has also picked up 485 wickets at an average of 28.51.

Who will win ENG vs WI Today Match Prediction?

We are in for a treat as the pitch of the Old Trafford is going to be spicy. While it would be interesting to see how much grass is left by the groundsman but if the grass is more than the less then the bowlers would be licking their lips. Both sides would try to go out and apply themselves. West Indies have won 3 of the last 4 Test matches against England. The English side would be feeling confident owing to the return of their skipper. As per our Dream 11 Prediction, England would mount a comeback in this game to take us to the blockbuster finale in the 3rd Test.



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